Into Film Clubs
Into Film Clubs provide opportunities to watch, review and make films.
Action and Adventure, Animation, Family
Bringing to life the much-loved story by British poet Ted Hughes, The Iron Giant takes place in a quiet American town in the 1960s. The tale begins when a young boy named Hogarth follows a trail of huge footprints leading from his house into the woods - and finds an iron giant from space! Instantly the two form a firm friendship, and when the army try and destroy this enormous visitor, Hogarth does everything he can to protect his giant pal. Beautifully animated, this is a film with lots of wit and a huge amount of heart.
This resource supported the anti-bullying Heroes strand at the Into Film Festival 2015.
Teach your students about the ins-and-outs of classic films from the Must See Movies Before You Grow Up list!
Welsh National Literacy Framework resources/ Ffilm a’r Fframwaith Llythrennedd Cenedlaethol
A film guide that looks at The BFG (2016), exploring its key topics and themes through informal discussion.
A film guide that looks at The Iron Giant (1999), exploring its key topics and themes through informal discussion.
In this bright and colourful animated fairy tale, two childhood friends are reunited as adults by a thrilling quest.
7–11 years 99 mins
Cold war nuclear fears are put into perspective by the dramatic arrival of peaceful alien Klaatu and his silver robot Gort in this classic sc-fi.
11+ years 88 mins
12 year-old Xan has raised a cheetah called Duma since it was a cub. Now Xan must set off alone to return him to the wilds of the Kalahari desert.
5–11 years 100 mins
Club Leaders can rate films! Help other club leaders decide if this film is suitable for use in their film club by giving it a rating.
Into Film have teamed up with BFI Education to revisit some of the greatest children's films ever made, updating a list collated in 2005 with 15 more classics.
Reading time 8 mins
We take a look at the new live-action version of Pete's Dragon, and the many films that feature unique bonds between children and strange creatures.
Reading time 7 mins
Explore how film can be a wonderful tool for developing emotional understanding and mental wellbeing.
A film list that explores the history of hand-drawn animation.
No. of films13
A diverse selection of films that celebrate the importance of friendship across ages and generations.
Suitable forAll ages
No. of films32
A film list that explores films intended to persuade or influence an audience.
No. of films19
A film list that explores how interpretation and translation are represented in film.
No. of films20
A selection of films based on classic books and plays frequently studied in the classroom, including titles suitable for all age groups.
Suitable forAll ages
No. of films30
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